Full-time Mom Becomes Full-stack Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 18, 2020
Kelley Crittenden of Web Development Cohort 41 began searching for opportunities to learn something new when her daughter came home with a web application she built at a STEM camp. While helping her daughter add onto the application, Kelley fell in love with coding and discovered Nashville Software School soon after. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Alumni Help Local Nonprofits Through Hack For The Community
Nov 18, 2020
In our latest blog post, we catch up with some of the NSS Alumni who participated in HCA Foundation and the Greater Nashville Technology Council’s biannual Hack for the Community! Hear about their experience with the virtual hackathon and which team earned their nonprofit $2500. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Community, UI/UX, Web Development

Being Team Player | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 16, 2020
As he begins searching for a place that is looking to fill their “David-shaped hole,” David is looking for a full stack, team-oriented environment in either healthcare or at a nonprofit. Learn more about David and his background in Interface Engineering and the valuable things he learned about “being a team player." Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Believe in Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 11, 2020
Amanda King of Web Development Cohort 41 decided to choose a new career path after working in Technical Sales. Upon completing the Web Development Jumpstart course at NSS, Amanda was pleasantly surprised at her easy decision to become a software developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

No One Knows Everything | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 28, 2020
Kirk Sudduth of Web Development Cohort 40 was working as a bar manager at a local gourmet burger establishment in Nashville when he was introduced to the idea of becoming a software developer. Since graduating, Kirk has been brushing up on his JavaScript skills while starting a Python automation project as he searches for his first full-time job as a junior web developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Take Your Own Advice | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 26, 2020
Michelle McLane Brownlee of Web Development 40 decided it was time to re-enter the workforce after taking some time off from her career in Mental Health to raise her family, only this time she would be a Software Developer. Now graduated, Michelle is excited to be a part of a team that will mentor her as she begins her new journey in software development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Never a Boring Moment | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 21, 2020
From starting two tech companies to project and production management, and even touring with musicians across the country, Tom Strother of Web Development Cohort 40 needed a job that would keep him close to his family when he discovered NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Silver Linings | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 19, 2020
After experiencing the burn-out of long nights and weekends as a bartender, Davis Lindell of Web Development Cohort 40 decided it was time to pursue a new career. Davis was encouraged to pursue a career change when his co-worker introduced him to NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

NSS Announces Fellowship Program To Connect Employers With Graduates
Oct 15, 2020
We’re excited to announce our Fellowship Program that will connect employers with graduates for short-term projects. The Fellowship Program is designed to provide Seekers with a paid “apprenticeship” (small “a” - it’s not a Registered Apprenticeship program, but it serves the same end - real on-the-job experience). Read about how this program is designed to help our Seekers gain the experience as they seek their first jobs after graduation. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, News, Community

A Growing Passion for Technology | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 14, 2020
Ronald Lankford was gearing up for a long journey to web development after transferring to a four-year college. After taking an introduction course to Programming, Ronald decided traditional schooling wasn’t right for him and set out on finding a way to break into this industry faster than a four-year degree when his classmate suggested he check out NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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